11 July 2010

Deep Throat – An introduction to the depravity of professional competitive eating

[via:Give Me Something To Read]

6 July 2010

Animal Specimens with Transparent Skin and Rainbow Skeletons

Original article (japanese site, obscure english translation)
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8 June 2010

tetsuya-ishida-toilet-industrial-food-tv-dinner-surrealism

A selection of surrealistic paintings by Tetsuya Ishida (1973-2005).

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20 January 2010

How the US exports its mental illnesses

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13 January 2010

in case of an emergency cut along the dotted line japanese seppuku harakiri t-shirt, the ritual suicide by disembowelment

Seppuku inspired t-shirt design

It says “In case of an emergency cut along the dotted line.”

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18 November 2009

Japanese Fanta Commericals Fan(ta)subbed

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25 October 2009

A foldable Lego replica of the Kinkaku-ji Zen Buddhist temple in Kyoto. (#)

[via:Matias P.]

Japanese futurism from 1969: The Rise of the Computerized School, illustrated by Shigeru Komatsuzaki - future classroom with watchful robots that rap students on the head if they lose focus or act up

Japanese 60’s futurism: visions of high tech schools and homes

Notice the cute whacker robots designed to beat children over the head if any rebellious acts occur in the computerized and unmanned classroom. Mmyeah, overgrown flyswatters on wheels will surely convince those fuckers to behave.

[via:Thomas N.]

21 October 2009

Mechanical Tumor (CPU activity meter)

The age old philosophical question “Why the fuck?”, shall of course remain unanswered.

[via:Ectoplasmosis!]

3 October 2009

hashima island decaying city photos

Photo essay: Hashima Island’s decaying ghost town

…formerly the most densely populated place on earth. After the essay was published, the town has been made available to tourists.

I’ve posted about ghost towns before.

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4 June 2009

Inventor Kenji Kawakami's funnel glasses for administering eyedrops

Inventor Kenji Kawakami’s funnel glasses for administering eyedrops

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3 June 2009

Canon Employees Are Forbidden to Sit Down, Walk at Normal Pace

Making it possible to stand up while working for maybe 30-60 minutes a day sounds like a great idea, but the rest of this seems insane. More details.

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